Who Am I?

  • I am a girl (some would say woman now that I am 30)
  • My name is pronounced like this
  • I grew up on a farm in Norway
  • I now live in Melbourne, Australia
  • I am passionate about food
  • I love running
  • I lift weights
  • I am concerned about the state of the health in the Western World today
  • I love helping others
  • I eat a lot of butter
  • I am a Personal Trainer
  • I used to be a barista, florist, art salesman and a waitress
  • I have a Bachelor of International Development with a Major in Economics
  • I love cooking
  • I love travelling
  • I used to be fat, now I am not
  • I am stubborn
  • I am many more things you will get to know soon
  • You can read about my journey here.
  • I have psoriasis, you can read more here.
  • I live by the philosophy Something Every Day.
  • You can read about where I come from here.
  • Here is a little bit of the reason for why I blog.
  • I am opinionated
  • If I can inspire ONE person to make a better choice today, it has been a good day
  • I look like this photo-6

You can also like my Facebook Page, Follow me on Instagram and Twitter for more fun 🙂

124 Responses to Who Am I?

  1. I just stumbled upon your blog. I look forward to browsing your posts 🙂

  2. juvier says:

    Very nice posts. I’m perusing your blog and I can’t help but say “yeah” in the most relatable way.

  3. I love the cheerful voice of your blog. Stay connected! 🙂

  4. Ian Gardner says:

    A frank Who Am I – great. The accompanying questions usually are What am I? and Why am I here? Keep up with the positive outlook. 🙂

    • Hi Ian, thank you 🙂 Did you click on the links to learn a little more? I just posted a little video about my oh so confusing name too, might be worth a look 😉

  5. Jhuls says:

    I am lucky you commented on my blog and get to visit you blog back. I love your blog. I promise to visit and read your posts!! 🙂

    • Jhuls says:

      Sorry, typo error! Let me do it again:
      I am lucky you commented on my blog and get to visit YOUR blog back. I love your blog. I promise to visit and read your posts!!

      • No, thank you 🙂 I am glad you like what you read and you are more than welcome back 🙂 Let me know if there’s any topics you are curious about, I’m happy to take requests 🙂

      • Jhuls says:

        I immediately clicked on the follow button coz I know I will like your blog. 😀

        Hmmm… the topic I am interested about is how to lose weight without sacrificing a lot on your food. Haha! Looking forward to it. 🙂 Thanks!

  6. Jacob says:

    I haven’t had a crush on an internet stranger since 7th grade. Thanks for the spark, and keep being amazing!

  7. Christina says:

    I love the video of how to pronounce your name!

  8. Liz says:

    What a fantastic blog! So much to read about here 🙂 I like your philosophy very much (something along the lines of enjoy butter and work out a lot?) and find myself living the same way. Appreciate you stopping by food for fun and trying the microwave ice cream. Fun to find you.

  9. journeyofshe says:

    How fun are you! I love, love your blog. I’ll take all the positivity I can get. Thanks for liking my post. I hope that you follow me soon. Also, I liked you on FB from my personal page. It would mean a lot if you could do the same for me. Thanks again!

  10. Namrata says:

    I love your spirit.

  11. Sonya Milu says:

    Rock on Ashild!!! Love your name and your zeal for life! Thank you for stopping by my blog 🙂 Have a blessed and intentional week!

  12. cohencycles says:

    I love how the blogger world works…. I am Norwegian, my son studied in Australia, I have had psoraris, I was fat, now I am just chubby,…. I work out with a personal trainer… and have to go do that right now…! thanks for stopping by just fuffy…. you are amazing!

  13. emmelielilja says:

    Hej! Du föddes i Norge men bor i Australien, HUR? Jag vill också till Australien men det krävs en hel del för att komma in i landet och stanna där. tips? Love your blog btw!

    • Hei, ja jeg er fodt og oppvokst i Norge. Du kan begynne med aa komme hit paa et Work and Travel visum, eventuelt student visum om du onsker aa studere. Jeg har baade vaert paa Work and Travel, turist, Sponset via arbeidgiver og for oyeblikket er jeg paa parntervisum. Det er mye papirarbeid, men vil man saa gaar det 🙂

  14. journeyofshe says:

    Hi there! I’m nominating you for the The Wonderful Team Member Readership Award.

    If you accept (and I hope you do), the rules require you to display the image and link back to the person who nominated you. Also choose 14 other bloggers that deserve this award.

    The logo can be found @ http://journeyofshe.wordpress.com/2013/06/28/the-wonderful-team-member-readership-award/

  15. Woolly Muses says:

    Hello awesome, I am just home from work and discovered you have decided to follow WoollyMuses blog. Many thanks. I look forward to reading more of your blog.

  16. Hi there! I also used to be a barista and now I live in Melbourne, Fl in the US! Thanks for checking out my blog, look forward to reading yours!

  17. araneus1 says:

    I love your ‘about page’ and I used to be lots of things too.
    Thank you for the follow on’Understanding Your Dog’.

  18. chewoutloud says:

    Thanks for stopping by Chew Out Loud and following… sooo glad you did! Your zest for life shines on your blog 🙂 I, too, love cooking and butter and running. Well, I like butter a little more than running 😉

  19. Henry Runs says:

    Thank you for checking out “Henry Runs”! I’ve enjoyed checking out your blog and look forward to following it as well!

  20. unsignedyou says:

    What an awesome blog! I’ve now followed you and look forward to reading more brilliant and inspiring posts from you! Oh and thanks for liking my post too!

  21. artzent says:

    Wow, You look great and your life sounds wonderful! thanks for the visit and the like!

  22. rheam8141 says:

    Hey! Thanks for the follow on my blog. I loved your about page. Nice job on the lifestyle change, I love it!

  23. Thanks for checking out and following my blog recently! I hope you get a chance to stop by again soon and try out a recipe for yourself too. I look forward to following your posts in the future.


  24. Daniela says:

    Thanks for stopping by and liking my post Thursday Prayer and for following my blog. I lover your video on how to pronounce your name. Your site has a lot of good advice on health and life in general.

  25. Ian Gardner says:

    Hello, for the second time as I just inadvertently posted a message on Youtube. This one is to welcome you to the blog Mo-Ments or Idle Thoughts.

  26. shoshwrites3 says:

    Thanks for the follow! I look forward to exploring your blog as well.

  27. Definitely still a girl. Mark Twain was a boy his entire life!

  28. gjnctf says:

    thanks for stopping by. I love your blog.

  29. runstilettos says:

    Thanks for following my blog! I’m following you back and looking forward to your posts! 🙂

  30. My Tropical Home says:

    Great About page, I’ve been thinking of making a list like this for my own blog. Thanks for the follow on mine. I’m looking forward to reading more of yours. Have a great week! ~ Mary

  31. we3creations says:

    tyvm for finding and following my blog. You are such a vibrant soul and I love reading your blog. You dear are inspiring, thank you for that!

  32. petrel41 says:

    Congratulations, Åshild!

    I have nominated your blog for the Shine On Award.

    More about this nomination is at


  33. Hi Ashild, thanks for introducing yourself by following our site. We look forward to exploring yours. If you’re on facebook we invite you to visit the RAXA Collective page to see what else we’re up to. See you there!

  34. Where in Norway did you grow up? My mom is from up north (Vesterålen) and we go to visit every chance we get. Gorgeous country!! I miss it so much right now.

  35. Thank you for following our blog. We sincerely appreciate your support.

    -Marpay Fitness

  36. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liked it. God Bless!

  37. What a wonderful introduction and inspiration! I stopped by to say, “Thank you!” for liking a post of mine but found a treasure to boot! 🙂 Thanks for sharing your story and for the encouragement. You look fabulous and I know you feel great because I’m feeling better and better with each pound I’m dropping – you just can’t help it can you!

    Blessings and joy,

  38. John Roberts says:

    Thanks for following my blog!

  39. Rochelle says:

    I look forward to your posts. Good, regular reminders to keep moving! 😉

  40. Ponnu Elizabeth says:

    You have a real cool name!

  41. laurasmess says:

    Hello lovely! I think you’re pretty darn cool in every way possible! Love your blog… thanks for finding me so that I could find you! Oh, and I share your love of butter. Particularly on fresh bread, mmmm! xx

  42. Hi 🙂 I stopped by to thank you for following my blog! And … what a nice surprise I found! Your blog is awesome! I’m looking forward to reading more. Have a great day! 🙂

  43. 2ndhalfolife says:

    Thanks for the visit and follow! 🙂

  44. bilwal says:

    Hi! I watched the video on how to pronounce your name. Very interesting and of course love the accent. And, thanks much for following my blog, Washington Freak Show. Welcome and hope you continue to enjoy it.

  45. fredphillips says:

    Thank you for stopping by and following my blog. Blessings on your awesome journey!

  46. leftoverrecipes says:

    Really awesome photo! and I also like your writing style. thanks for starting my week with a smile!

  47. Thanks for following my blog Ashild! I love your youtube clip on how to pronounce your name – helpful and happy – I like it! 🙂 After having had a bit of a look around your blog, I really like your motto/mantra about doing something every day. So simple, yet really effective. And a kick in the pants for me after a slack few weeks – thanks!

  48. Mary says:

    Ashild, thank you for finding me and following my blog! Nice to meet you. Your blog has inspired me to continue my own blogging journey and then some! 🙂

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